Control the Sphero Mini app-controlled robot ball for $10 off

The Sphero Mini app-controlled robot ball is down to $39.99 in every available color. Choose from black, blue, green, orange, pink, or white. Today's deal saves you $10 off the usual price and it comes in at just $5 higher than the lowest deal in history.

This robot ball is controllable via the iOS/Android app on your smartphone or tablet. Once connected, you'll be able to drive the ball around using your device; it even features a mode called Face Drive which allows you to use facial expressions to drive the ball. The Sphero Mini can even be used as a controller for games within the app. There's also a very cool coding app called Sphero Edu which lets you program your robot ball using JavaScript. Users give it 4.2 stars based on 288 reviews.

John Levite
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